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Fantastic private cooking class!

Shiso Kitchen was the perfect place for a private group cooking class. Jess made a hand-selected... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Kaila A
Talented and passionate hostess, learned great tips

Wonderful night all around. Basque Dinner party surpassed my expectations. Highly recommend the... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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2 May 2018
“Fantastic private cooking class!”
21 Apr 2018
“Talented and passionate hostess, learned great tips”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Shiso Kitchen was the perfect place for a private group cooking class. Jess made a hand-selected menu to fit any dietary restrictions and it suited our group well. She provided a lovely atmosphere of learning and cooking while we could engage with our colleagues to...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Wonderful night all around. Basque Dinner party surpassed my expectations. Highly recommend the experience!

Thank flavia603
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We love Shiso Kitchen! I reserved two spots at the Taste of Tuscany class as a Christmas present for my boyfriend last year. The food was great, we still make the recipes today! Jess (owner and head chef) is GREAT, super knowledgeable, very friendly, and...More

Thank meaghanm127
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We booked a private event for 8 adults and all of us really enjoyed the entire experience. Even the seasoned cooks in our group were able to learn something new and cull a few tricks from Jess. She was the perfect instructor/hostess, keeping up momentum...More

Thank densacritic
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My girlfriend and I just took our first class at Shiso Kitchen, and we can't wait to go back. Jess is incredibly knowledgeable - she gave us tons of great tips throughout the class, and was willing to answer any questions we had around ingredients,...More

Thank kdigre11
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My husband and I took the bao class, and the owner Jess taught us not only the fundamentals of cooking bao and all of the accompaniments, but the science of cooking as well as some knife skills. Her instructions were easy to follow. Jess is...More

Thank cpieper
Reviewed 27 December 2016

My family went on our first trip to Boston this December and Shiso Kitchen was our first stop! After reading all the amazing reviews, we had to try it out. We were beyond impressed. The kitchen is amazing, the learning and cooking experience is perfect...More

Thank Montgomery H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I gifted my mom a cooking class at Shiso Kitchen and she picked the Provencal French Dinner to attend last week - we had the BEST time with Jess! From the minute we stepped into Shiso Kitchen, I immediately knew we were in for a...More

Thank Chloe L
Reviewed 25 November 2016

5 of us visited and thoroughly enjoyed the French (Coq au Vin) class/meal. Jess is the owner/chef/educator/hostess/everything. Her small storefront is well organized to accommodate the cooking class and then eat the final product. We all had differing degrees of cooking experience going in, but...More

Thank slinkie_dawg1
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I took a cooking class here about a year ago and had a great time. The owner provided us with a handout of the recipes and the whole class was able to participate in the making of the meal. It was information and she taught...More

Thank Alaina P
Jessica R, Owner at Shiso Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Hi Alaina, Thank you for your kind words about your experience last year at Shiso Kitchen. I am so sorry that I missed your e-mail correspondence. I went back through all of the archives, and could not find any e-mails from you this summer. Are...More

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